This month nutritionist and Clean Plates founder Jared Koch is offering weekly tips to help you meet your health goals in 2012. See tips from week 1, week 2, week 3 and week 4 — and read this week’s tips below.
- Eat more veggies. I’ve said it before, but it bears repeating: Vegetables are the most nutrient-dense, low-calorie food available. Make an effort this week to include some kind of veggie at every meal. Try leafy greens like kale and swiss chard and brightly colored veggies like carrots, sweet potatoes and beets. Continue reading
Happy new year! This month I’ll be offering weekly tips to help you meet your health goals in 2012. When it comes to embracing new habits, keep in mind that real change takes time. The important thing this month is to build a good foundation for a year of healthier living. That means taking small steps and being open to trying new things as you break old patterns and discover what works best for your body.
Most of all, make sure you have some kind of support system in place to help you maintain your commitment to health. None of us can do it alone. Find a friend (or two) who will hold you accountable to the goals you set for yourself and, most importantly, cheer you on.
This week, give these healthier habits a try: Continue reading